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CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
that it because decision that brennan made? caller: brennan and obama together. >> thank you for checking in. you can take a look on facebook and the hashtag is brennan. we're going to give you a chance to see the entire hearing at 8:00 p.m. we're going to take you to president obama speaking to democrats in leesburg, virginia. we're getting a preview to the state of the union for next week he talked about gun control and immigration. it is about 20 minutes. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. fired up? let me just say to all of the leaders gathered here today, because we are here as leaders for the 310 million americans who cannot be in washington every day to cast votes, to change this country for the better. they have asked us, they have given us the privilege to do that for them. we're hear, minds focused, sleeves rolled up, because we know we have work to do. we know we need to have a leader of this country who is ready to get to work. my friends, i don't think there is any doubt in november, the american people decided they knew who they wanted to be their leader for the next four years. [c
CNBC
Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
. >> michelle flournoy, former undersecretary of defense under president obama, we appreciate it very much. thank you. >> now, folks, prepare yourself, america the mighty, ann coulter is about to join us. there's a lot that happened today that we'll have to ask her about that include new revelations about benz and the controversial drone program. you don't want to miss this discussion. ♪ if loving you is wrong ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. heart-healthy, whole grain oats. did you just turn your ringer off so no one would interrupt and.us?one. oh no, i... just used my geico app to get a tow truck. it's gonna be 30 minutes. oh, so that means that we won't be stuck up here, for hours, with nothing to do. oh i get it, you wanna pass the time, huh. (holds up phone) fruit ninja!!! emergency roadside assistance. just a click away with the geico mobile app. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am EST
countries. president obama will meet separately with labor and progressive leaders. it's definitely a big issue. this is certainly not the end but i think the beginning. aaron, back to you. >> courtney reagan, at cnbc, thank you. >>> time for weather and traffic on the 1s. no snow. are we getting a warmup, toe? it seems like we'll get better weather. >> warming to near average temperatures. >> near average. >> snow lovers have been doing a lot of laundry, washing our crying towels. again, overnight, we didn't get much at all of snow. first light of day, there's the last light of last evening. a wonderful photo at sunset taken in rockville by one of our viewers. are your weather and nature pics to weather at nbcwashington.com. there's had the first light of day spreading over the potomac river and national airport. live view from the hd city camera. all cloudy at reagan national. it's 35 degrees. we've got a light breeze coming this out of the north, northeast. the snow zipped north of us. did not leave any accumulation. we've got a few sprinkles of light rain this area in green. eastern p
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
, as long as it's done by someone who is fair. live in northwest, pat collins, news4. >> thank you, pat. >>> president obama has just landed in washington after a trip today in an effort to garner public support for reform of gun laws. >>> president obama needed a pitch for gun control in minneapolis today. >> if there's even one thing we can do once did y want -- louse in 2011 avalanching several in addition tills. >> but in a roundtable discussion, the mayor told the president he needs help. president obama wants lawmakers to -- and limits to high-capacity magazines. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> mr. obama wants congress to act while memories remain fresh. >> the advisers are making the argument that the political landscape has changed since newtown. this campaign will test that theory. >> quinnipiac university recently polled voters in three states, virginia, new jersey and pennsylvania. 90% said they support wider background checks. harry reid just got behind background checks. he said the senate will likely introduce a gun bill next
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
to the president of the united states barack obama. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you, everybody. have a seat. have a seat. thank you for that very gracious introduction and you're outstanding leadership. let me begin by saying that i could not be happier that one of my most important friends and partners is still leading our democrats in the house of representatives. i love nancy pelosi. give her a big round of applause. [cheers and applause] i love nancy pelosi. also, she just generates good- looking grand babies. they are so handsome and sharp, and beautiful. to hoyer and jim as well as javier, thank you for the great work that you guys are doing each afternoon day. to steve israel who worked tirelessly to bring on 49 new outstanding members of this caucus. [cheers and applause] i am looking forward to spending time with all 49 of you. thefully we'll see you at white house and at various events but i know you came here to get something done. i look forward to working with you every single day to do what is right by the people who sent us here. i changed the format h
FOX Business
Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
the ugly truth to light of the administration's handling of thank on see -- benghazi resulting in the death of chris stevens. lindsay gramm talked with president obama only once on the day of the attack. >> he relied with myself and the generals capabilities. he knows what we deployed and we presented that to him said he knew generally was deployed with as specifics to time he left that up to us. lou: he said he was bothered by the lack of security and admitted the state department never ask for any help from the military. >> did you ever get the message they could not sustain an attack on the consulate? >> was tracking that intelligence. >> did you receive that information? >> i did. >> get to the bodies. >> a great deal. >> why were forces in place ready to respond? >> we never received a request to do so. lou: we never received a request to do so. meanwhile the defense secretary could not answer a simple question was in charge trying to save the lives of the men murdered that night. >> simple question the families ask me is it fair to say you were in charge? >> it is not that simple. the
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 2:00pm PST
thank god. he's saying president obama is picking second class people. we'll be right back with the story of dick cheney. >>> also the white party. how did the gop become the home office for conservative whites? a fascinating new story in the new republic argues the cause is not overt racism but is based on the precivil war southern interpret tas of the constitution shared by modern day republicans, you know, secessi secession, nullification. >>> plus the man who shot osama bin laden, we don't know his name yet and have never seen his face yet, but the member of the s.e.a.l. team who pulled the trigger three times has told his story to esquire. we've got the author here tonight, phil bron steen. let me finish with some thoughts on the stipe of republican dick cheney leads. the kind that would believe in him. this is "hardball," the place for politics. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios the battle of
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
the election, dick. that he and his neocons are under assault and in retreat, thank god. he's saying president obama is picking second class people. we'll be right back with the story of dick cheney. >>> also the white party. how did the gop become the home office for conservative whites? a fascinating new story in "the new republic" argues the cause is not overt racism but is based on the pre-civil war southern interpretation of the constitution shared by modern day republicans, you know, secession, nullification. >>> plus, the man who shot osama bin laden, we don't know his name yet and have never seen his face yet, but the member of the s.e.a.l. team who pulled the trigger three times has told his story to "esquire." we've got the author here tonight, phil bronstein. >>> let me finish with some thoughts on the stripe of republican dick cheney leads. the kind that would believe in him. this is "hardball," the place for politics. [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy reques
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am PST
, that are for joining us. >> thank you. >> former vice president dick chain is blasting president obama's picks and says ejeopardizing national security with nominations for secretary of state and secretary of defensing saying the performance of barack obama as he staffs up the national security team is dismal, frankly. what he's appointed are second rate people. aspirin iran -- >> officials bust a weapons smuggling team they say has iran's fingerprints all over it. that story coming up. so you say men are superior drivers? yeah. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good hands? did you know not all fiber is the same? citrucel is different- it's the only fiber for regularity that won't cause excess gas. it's gentle and clinically proven to help restore and maintain regularity. look for citrucel today. i'm here to pick up some cacti. it should be under stephens. the verizon share everything plan for small business. get a shareable pool of data... got enough joshua
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am EST
, so i would like to say thank you to mr. president obama, as he did something for the child. he was thinking for other people also. we need immigration reform right now. it is good for the economy and everything. host: where are you from originally? guest: i, sir. host: thank you for calling in -- i, sir -- india, sir. host: thank you for calling. guest: we have millions of immigrants that have dug deep into the society, have children , have done essential work for the society, love the country and want to be fully part of it. the moral test of this debate is do we ensure that there is a real, clear and fair path to citizenship and the country would be stronger for it. host: i want to read three final tweaks, and we will interview this with senator jeff flake. michelle says the us ability to integrate immigrants into our social fabric used to be one of our strongest attributes, said to see the theater. what difference does citizenship make when illegals are treated like special guest, and james said no chance the democrats are going to make any deal that improves the way hispani
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
was -- the passengers were safe, but it was certainly no thanks to the obama administration or mr. brennan. back to the article. patrick says, following this stunning and nearly fatal intelligence failure, which prompted members of both the house and senate intelligence oversight committees to call for his resignation, brennan lashed out at the obama administration's critics. in "usa today" editorial, he claimed that the quote, politically motivated criticism and unfounded fear mongering only served the goals of al qaeda. unquote. let me insert here, if he he thinks mr. brennan thinks that questioning failures of the obama administration is contributing to al qaeda, what must bombing innocent people with drones be doing for al qaeda? back to the article, says brennan also defended treating omar farooq as a criminal by having his rights read to him upon arrest and trying him in civilian court rather than transferring the would-be bomber to military custody as an enemy combatant. just days later brennan gave a speech to islamic law students in new york university where he was introduced by the pre
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> thank you. which is why i don't think obama will have any problem with this. >> i think it helps him. >> he'll look like a strong, and just like he did a year ago, just like when he killed bin laden, he looks incredibly strong on foreign policy. and this will not provide a weak spot for him in the long run. >> mika, really quickly, i agree with you there. i don't think there's going to be a political fallout from it. >> yeah. >> i think one of the things that disturbs me so much is the fact that americans are not any more concerned about other americans being able to be targeted and killed without any due process. and i'll say it again because i can hear people saying, well, why didn't you say that about george w. bush? i did. i did on padilla. i did when there were americans whose constitutional rights were being eviscerated by what was going on during the bush era. i spoke out then. i'm speaking out now. but i'm frightened that more americans are not focused on this. >> so i also think what's fair is your frustration, if you have any, about the hypocrisy in terms of the reaction on
FOX
Feb 10, 2013 10:00am PST
newscast is at 5:00. have a wonderful sunday. thank you for joining us. . >> chris: i'm chris wallace. what is the state of our union? foreign and domestic? ♪ >> chris: as president obama prepares to address the nation, tuesday, he faces a buzz saw of issues: automatic spending cuts. gun control, immigration reform, and the resurgent al qaeda. we'll talk about all of this, with two of washington's heavy hitters. house democratic leader nancy pelosi. and, senator john mccain. pelosi and mccain, only on fox news sunday. then, senators grill the president's nominee for cia director over the targeted killing of terror suspects. we'll ask our sunday panel about new demands to lift the veil on drone strikes. and, our power player of the week can tell you almost everything the president does. and, how often he does it. all, right now on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello again, from fox news in washington. when president obama delivers his state of the union speech tuesday, one big issue will be sequestration. $85 billion in automatic spending cuts, due to kick in, march 1st. the white ho
CNN
Feb 5, 2013 1:00pm PST
much for coming in. >> thanks, wolf. thanks for having me. >>> president obama losing his voice. we're going to explain. that's next. >>> the man behind so many of the president's most memorable lines is leaving. our white house correspondent brianna keilar has more now. john favreau. >> reporter: president obama is losing his voice, his chief speech writer, john favreau, is leaving the white house. favs, as he's known around the west wing, has helped write almost every speech since he was a senator. >> the will and the determination of the american people that change this country. yes, we can. >> reporter: from his first run for president. >> we are an american family and we rise or fall together. >> reporter: to obama's november acceptance speech in chicago. favreau was seen working on it in this official white house photo as he was awaiting mitt romney's concession call. he collaborated in all of the state of the union addresses including the one he is set to give next week. favreau met obama in 2004 while he was a 23-year-old staffer on john kerry's presidential campaign. >> out
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 1:00am EST
to come to my office and said my object apologies. -- abject apologies. >> goodbye, everyone. thank you. >> senator, nothing has embarrassed me more. daddy, why does john mccain hate you? that is tough. he is a great guy. >> you were in denver when mitt romney and barack obama were debating. michael was hosting a beer bash downtown with ken bock, for whom you did the robo call. they seem to be doing ok. john mccain, a former candidate for president of the united but the states. >> loser. >> and we are here to talk about benghazi. you have been on immigration since before it was cool. you have been battling it. i happen to be in the hagel hearings, and you talked about the iraq surged and needing one vote. i remember the mccain-kennedy immigration reform vote when you needed a last vote, and it did not come. you have been struggling along time about the future face of the country. when to solve a lot of insoluble problems. we are back at it. i am interested in how this will play out between you and president obama. how will you get it done this time? >> i think we will. by the way, and w
Current
Feb 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
showdown. to come to us from washington to answer that question is karen bass from california. thank you for coming to the war room. >> thank you for having me again. >> jennifer: you bet. so the republicans are saying that obama's plan as he announced today are dead on arrival. are they serious? is this just posturing before they reach a deal? >> i certainly hope it is because the fact of the matter is we're three weeks away from the hammer falling. what the president has called for is for the republican majority to act responsibly. why on earth would they want to send our economy into another recession. if we can't come to a grand deal by march 1st. what the president has said and the democratic leadership hats said is okay do another short-term proposal but make it balanced. you cannot reduce the deficit through cuts alone. >> jennifer: you have validation because there was released a report that said the projected budget deficit for the fiscal year will be $845 billion. for the past four years the deficits have exceeded 1 trillion-dollar. so you're seeing a decline in the amount of d
MSNBC
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am PST
campaign consultant for president obama. welcome to both of you. >> thank you. >> chip, we have senator durbin saying that congress is going to get into the constitutional questions, but if republicans aren't coming out against drones and neither are the majority of democrats, does it ever really happen? >> you know, the few things they can agree on, we should celebrate. this issue is so very serious in the sense that, when you talk about these kinds of strikes, these drone strikes, you never hear about it in the public because it is really in the shadows. these are usually issues talked about in the house intelligence committee or the senate intelligence committee not open to the public. republicans tend to think this is a commander in chief responsibility with oversight with the house intelligence committee, and they tend not to get too much involved in this because there can only be one commander in chief at the time. >> wait a second, chip. you said it's something they can agree on. do you really think they can agree on the ideology here? or do you think because republicans, they ap
Current
Feb 6, 2013 3:00am PST
there is at least at contradiction in the obama administration and serious questions. norm is in boca raton, florida. thank you for joining us? >> how are you doing? >> bill: thank you. >> caller: i had an gee and i agree with most of what you guys are saying. i watch you all the time. i think the way you think. >> bill: appreciate that >> caller: it seems like that happens all the time. i don't know how to correct something like that. for example, you know, you have friends that are involved in some illegal activity of some sort. you are over there at their house, hanging out, having a good time. all of the sudden the police raid the place. there is a gun battle and you get killed. things like this happen all the time. how do you evaluate, especially from a drone that this guy is an innocent and this guy is not which when things happen that create, you know, a lethal situation. i don't know how you -- how you prevent that from happening. >> bill: no, but it's important to do as much as we can to prevent it from happening. i mean we have seen stories of
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
. and then the question is, does the road to citizenship, is that a clear and direct road to what president obama is saying, the senate bipartisan committee is saying is contingent on more border security? that is the piece we feel is a nonstarter. >> maria thank you for coming straight from the white house to "the last word." and ryan grim, thank you for joining us. >>> thank you. >>> the republican who is not afraid of dave. there is one, new jersey governor chris christie's appearance on david letterman last night. coming up. >>> and in the rewrite tonight, breaking news, fox news just fired one of their prime time players. just because he was wrong. all the time. about everything. what is up with that? how do your car running like new? you ask a ford customer. when they tell you that you need your oil changed you got to bring it in. if your tires need to be rotated, you have to get that done as well. jackie, tell me why somebody should bring they're car here to the ford dealership for service instead of any one of those other places out there. they are going to take care of my car because thi
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 5:00am EST
, thank you. >>> a house committee will dpin a series of hearings on immigration reform. this comes as a group of house lawmakers continues to work on legislation on that issue. and a week after president obama outlined his plan to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. nbc's tracie potts live now on capitol hill with more. tracie, good morning. >> aaron, good morning. a number of things happening today. starting with president obama. he meets with a number of different groups today, labor leaders, civic groups, business leaders to talk about immigration. he wants to come up with a plan so that the 11 million illegal immigrants in the country living and working here for years can stay. on the other hand, here on capitol hill, we'll hear more approximate this in today's house judiciary committee hearing. lawmakers especially conservative republicans want to make sure the border is secure first. secretary of homeland security, janet napolitano has been touring that border. she's in el paso today. she says cracking down on the border, which is something that we need to focus on, isn't
FOX
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am EST
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MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
to citizenship, is that a clear and direct road to what president obama is saying, the senate bipartisan committee is saying is contingent on more border security? that is the piece we feel is a nonstarter. >> maria thank you for coming straight from the white house to "the last word." and ryan grim, thank you for joining us. >>> thank you. >>> the republican who is not afraid of dave. there is one, new jersey governor chris christie's appearance on david letterman last night. coming up. >>> and in the rewrite tonight, breaking news, fox news just fired one of their prime time players. just because he was wrong. all the time. about everything. what is up with that? [ male an] citi turns 200 this year. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ and the next great idea could be yours. all stations come
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am PST
the inate caution of this president after libya. rick: byron york, rick grenell, gentlemen, thank you both. >> thank you. alisyn: all right. coming up a nation divided? what new polls say about the mood of americans as president obama is set to give his state of the union address. rick: also, concerns about drones, not just overseas but actually here in america too. raising privacy issues. we'll introduce you to a lawmaker from texas who wants the nation's toughest laws on drones on the books in his state. he will join us live. many of my patients still clean their dentures with toothpaste. but they have to use special care in keeping the denture clean. dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can multiply. polident is designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.99% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why i recommend using polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. [ male anno
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
love that theeter. it's a great theater. thank you, richard shift. he's been on our show and done a little prep for the play. when we return, let me finish with a victory for president obama and the roman catholic faith on the issue of birth controlment they fou. they found a way to work together. this is what i call high-level politics. horsepower and class-leading 38 mpg highway... advanced headlights... and zero gravity seats? yeah, that would be cool. introducing the completely reimagined nissan altima. it's our most innovative altima ever. nissan. innovation that excites. now get a $199-per-month lease on the 2013 nissan altima. ♪ for the things you can't wash, freshen them with febreze. febreze eliminates odors and leaves a light, fresh scent. febreze, breathe happy. and leaves a light, fresh scent. but that doesn't mean i don't want to make money.stor. i love making money. i try to be smart with my investments. i also try to keep my costs down. what's your plan? ishares. low cost and tax efficient. find out why nine out of ten large professional investors choose ishares f
Current
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
grisham please and thank you. head football coach and psychology teacher -- there's the rub. in alabama has been suspended for ten days after comments he made about first lady michelle obama and not liking queers. audio of the teacher -- audio of the teacher's remarks were taped by a student. oops! speaking about 600 calorie lunches, grisham is heard ranting about fat burkes, tt michelle obama. she is overweight. >> she's overweight? >> stephanie: another voice chimed in big fat gorilla. >> in what world is michelle obama overweight? >> stephanie: after lamenting the country is going in the wrong direction grisham talked about gays. i don't believe in queers. we don't need you to believe in us. >> they don't believe in him either. >> stephanie: i don't like queers. i don't hate them as a person but what they do is wrong. it is an abomination against god. i don't like being around queers. >> i don't hatred neck hillbilly morons. >> i just don't like being around them. >> stephanie: later grisham said he misspoke. i'm not sure which part of that. [ applause ] what he meant to say. wow! ok
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am PST
karl rove's group launched this ad. >> ashley judd, an obama following radical hollywood liberal who is right at home here in tennessee. >> judd is considering running for the senate against senator mitch mcconnell. a statement from her publicist says ashley thanks senator mccandm mcconnell, karl rove, and their negative allies for all the attention as she considers her future political plans. >> if she wants to get on a plane and come here to new jersey and ask me if she wants to examine me and review my medical history, i'll have a conversation with her about that. until that time she should shut up. >> and jeb bush's bid to buy the miami marlins was rejected according to a report in the miami herald. sources tell the paper the former governor made a large offer, but the current owner said he's not selling. >>> and if you read only one thing this morning, reports today that a 9-year-old girl, 9-year-old girl has given birth to a healthy baby boy. police are looking for the teenage father. could it be true? the details are in my must read. it's up on our facebook page at facebook/ja
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 8:00am PST
to your secretary. she sounds like a blessing. see you guys soon. thank you so much. >> take care. jon: it was prayer and politics in the nation's capitol today. president obama making a moment during the national prayer breakfast to criticize the cable news networks for failing to cover the event in the past. we're live with more on that from washington. >>> also a car left suspended over a stairwell after crashing into a children's clinic. incredible video from the seen. plus a look what led to this bizarre situation jenna: right now a 70-year-old man is back on solid ground after a crash that left him suspended in midair. this is the picture that kind of tells the story. his car hovering some 20 feet over a starewell. the front left wheel is resting on a ledge of a california children's clinic t took 40 minutes for rescue crews to pull the driver out through a passenger door. you can see they're trying to take the care out there. witnesses say this all happened when he was trying to retrieve a ticket from a nearby toll booth. his car rolled backward in neutral. instead of hitting th
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Feb 5, 2013 3:00am PST
points memo, evan mc-- mcmorris santoro. >> you guys have so much going on today. >> bill: thank you. there is a lot going on. one of the things i love about this time is we're not just talking budget deficits, right? >> obama is on the road talking guns and immigration. the bully pullity is being used. >> bill: meetings at the white house on the tame -- same topics. you couldn't have this in any other city in the country. new york saying good-bye to ed koch the three-term governor. did you ever meet him? mayor. ran for governor, lost. >> i think i met him once at a conference briefly. he was a force of nature. he just knew how to -- he was just -- he knew how to command a room. very entertaining person. when i was working for jerry brown, jerry brown would never go to official meetings of mayors or governors or whatever. we used to send me. and i think it was during one of the conventions in new york that the mayor then, mayor koch, had a reception for the governors at gracey mansion. jerry brown refused to go. so he sent me. and i would -- i was in my 20s. i introduced myself. to t
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
are wrong. senator obama -- then-senator obama was a cosponsor of much much this legislation when he was in the u.s. senate. so i am geein going to close het thank the senator from rhode island for the leadership that he is showing for his bill, which i am proud cosponsor. the presiding officer: the senator from rhode island. mr. whitehouse: i thank the distinguished senator from michigan. i appreciate very much that he has signed on as a cosponsor to one my one-year and full ten-year -- nine, now, sequestration alternative that avoids the calamity to our economy, the potential crash of a million jobs, by looking exactly where senator levin suggests: at the tax loopholes. as i showed a moment ago, it used to be back in 1935 one-to-one of dollars paid to individual americans in taxes to dollars paid to corporations in taxes. now it's 6:1. what's allowed this? well, the biggest chunk of it is all the money that flows out through the tax code. we've got virtually the same amount flowing out through the tax code as we actually keep our hands on as revenue. so for $2 trillion in tax eligi
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